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May 2, 2014 7:00pm PDT
at the us president and the visiting german chancellor said about the threat of tougher sanctions on russia. barack obama going up the prospect of measures targeting defence and finance. this is in ukraine to govern helicopters were shot down the aisle to get defensive. it's a good sled dogs has also been deadly stuff streaking up the southern port city of deaths. at least three killed there. also the newsletter may not have a new president can lay claim to the minister along with most eligible bachelor. the actions of george clooney's impeachment to human rights attorney and all of the team. i was char while ago here on false and get you her press conference from the white house. a lot of it. reacting to what's been up friday of escalation in both eastern and southern ukraine. in the port of odessa. three killed in clashes between pro russian protesters and supporters of ukrainian unity. meanwhile anton offensive by government forces on the eastern city of sled dogs marks for the shooting down two ukrainian helicopters kids security services when one was hit by a surface to air missiles. o
PBS
May 1, 2014 7:00pm PDT
and the bnz bank. bennett was the biggest manufacturer in russia. at the same time feel it's a tragedy. every time a french company to report on a foreign one quarter of the moment too. to take the points. i think it is today. this is something that we have to tough it out seriously have to take into consideration the fact that if we do when it was seen in solution we will have to face issues with that of tom monopolies. she had long track record in france and its partner in big groups are from three years in the leaves. yep that's that's why everything is on a table and we need to discuss it and given that the county saying clinton the best solution is to last them for it to its employees in for a car on the future of our energy policy. tom and newtown. as mentioned i would like you as he he he. eugene found a solution and come i am not sure that this is due. and we can't see this into account weekends we can sound the news oust him to train built in the build up an emt and industry policy. we need to start now on. and we bleed strategic policy of more globally and in a descending and hasn't
PBS
Apr 30, 2014 5:30pm PDT
with the pro russian militias if you know. i must tell you that russia is not involved in school we often hear that there are special forces their instructors zealand by state that there are neither instructors nor special forces nor troops so ukraine's president is convinced of the opposite and he thinks russia is preparing to invade russia has placed tens of thousands of troops near its border with ukraine. shares of the store. this picture there is a real threat of russia beginning a land war against ukraine. to pray. our armed forces have been put on full military alert each. had she not added that police were unable to reassert control of the areas of eastern ukraine taken over by pro russian separatists and masked men at sea as the administration and police building in yet another town car lift up roy strong sign of key as ineffectiveness came before the referendum announcement when ukraine's acting president admitted that control the ball is logan's scandal in its regions have slipped out of the central government and now in the mask itself a pro russian group has declared an independen
LINKTV
Apr 30, 2014 5:30am PDT
provincial capital of luong. despite new western sanctions on russia. an inmate in oklahoma dies of a heart attack minutes after a botched attempt to execute him with a new death penalty cocktail. also coming up this hour, celebrations across madrid as madrid wins. it might be an all spanish 20 in may if chelsea loses in tonight's game. a tug-of-war over french engineering company al stump. it says -- alstom. it is giving them a month to decide over the $12 billion offer from general election. there is a rival offer from siemens. a rack is voting in its first general election since u.s. troops -- iraq is voting in his first general election since u.s. troops left in 2011. the severe violence that hit the country this week continues. two women were among the dead as a bomb went off at a polling station in the north. nicholas rushworth has more. friday, and the explosion tore apart a campaign rally in the east of the city. attack was part of the waves of sectarian violence nationwide in the days before the vote. iraq is currently going through its worst unrest in years. security for this elec
Bloomberg
Apr 30, 2014 8:00am EDT
and -- violence. it looks like google chairman eric schmidt was right. he won last year that russia was on the path toward china's model of internet censorship. lastly, the russian premises and said the government needs to propose greater control over the world wide web, the web of agencies. the euro rose against the dollar this morning over speculation stimulustrained from netsuite even as data showed inflation in the region is less than what economists forecast. the finance minister said today he does not foresee a strong appreciation but would welcome a softer level for the common currency. he told francine the clock today that there is good reason to think there will be surprise for gdp, on target to achieve a tenths of one percent growth this year. >> i hope we could do better. though i cannot say that more explicitly, i think there are good reasons to think we will have an upside surprise. qwest in another global story, media -- the air lander with a top speed of 100 miles an hour and can carry and operate in the most extreme weather conditions. $350 to army spent develop the
CNBC
Apr 30, 2014 6:00am EDT
come in from russia over the next period of time. >> that's, i mean, something people look at. they look at energy is what jack welch was talking about yesterday, you think finance is going to be an area of strong growth? >> i think finance is at the root of everything that happens. so i think it has top. the economy will be good. i think it has to be good. i think energy, when you see a pipeline thing that makes sense, put it off until after an election. >> is this on purpose? i wasn't listening. now you say that. isn't that just. >> it doesn't make any sense. i mean, then you have to wait until the next election and the next election. >> every two years, unfortunately. >> the stuff is going to go some place else. it's obviously a safer way to transport that kind of oil. why not become an exporter of it? >> we talk about this often on camera before. who did you support, two elections ago for president? >> oh, boy. >> you supported barak obama. you didn't the last time around, why? >> pardon me? >> why? >> i didn't think he did a good job. >> the thing that bothers you the mos
CNBC
Apr 30, 2014 4:00am EDT
the recent rise india in dollar terms is still down something like 35% from its peak. russia is dirt cheap. i don't think there's a hurry to buy russian stocks. >> no, no. not until we have a little bit more clarity, perhaps. mark, good to have you on the show. you'll stick around. mark farber, publisher of the boom, gloom and doom report. do you agree with mark? is there potential for a bigger correction? get in touch with us, e-mail worldwide@cnbc.com, @cnbcwex or @rosswestgate. >>> we'll discuss what's next for the social media giant, twitter. >>> to qe or not to qe. that seems to be one of the questions. the figure for eurozone inflation comes out in around 45 minutes. could have a big bearing on what the ecb does or doesn't do. >>> cnbc hits the catwalk. we catch up with super model kate moss to find out about her latest business venture. we needed 30 new hires for our call center. i'm spending too much time hiring and not enough time in my kitchen. [ female announcer ] need to hire fast? go to ziprecruiter.com and post your job to over 30 of the web's leading job boards with a single cl
Bloomberg
Apr 30, 2014 4:00am EDT
russia. oil -- likeg, like all of the oil companies, interests in russia. they have a plant in the far east where they have partnered up with gazprom. they went to russia 12 days ago to meet with president putin and say it is really important to us, that plans. we would like to up capacity there by 50%. he got president putin's endorsement for that. that is good for shell. late last night, resident putin saying that if they ratchet up sanctions against russia, there are no need for any retaliatory measures just yet. russia may eventually have to re-examine, as he put it, cooperation with western energy projects. that will give all of the oil companies pause and it is something mr. van burden will be asked about today when he talks to investors. >> give us an update about shell and the ukraine. >> they really cannot beat this geopolitical situation in the ukraine. they were talking to the central government about developing gas in the east of the company -- of the country, exactly where the separatists in ukraine are now operating. there, lateright yesterday, we had pro russia militias
Bloomberg
Apr 30, 2014 3:00am EDT
call. everybody wants to hear about russia. a very sizable interest in russia. one reason why van burton was meeting with putin, kissing the ring if i might say. we heard president putin yesterday warning that there could be retaliatory moves against western interests if they ratchet up their sanctions. he said he may have to look at western energy deals in russia. >> we can see royal dutch shell up over 3%. alstom -- we are waiting. i am getting excited about alstom. it was called up 20%. let's have a look at another stock, barclays. everybody is doing it. it is a bad bank. the commodities business, the fixed income business, some u.s. mortgage assets and european lending books in spain and italy. 54 billion euros worth of risk weighted assets. alstom up 11.8%. we called it 20%, it was up 12%. >> pretty good. >> let's have a look at heritage oil. we have another deal on the table. we are keeping that in focus. qatar's al miqrab agrees to buy heritage oil for $1.5 billion. 224 million pounds if you prefer. enough enter out of me. let's talk to johnnie. cpi on the way. are you both
Bloomberg
Apr 30, 2014 1:00am EDT
spoke about earnings and russia. the uncertainty is not identifiable. we'll have to keep on monitoring the situation closely. diets to its ipo ows ases to its ipo l twitter slows. >> hello. welcome to "countdown." i am mark barton. >> i am anna edwards. in london. welcome to the program. we begin with the earnings. >> first quarter profits rising 5.2%. that is the net income increased . analysts anticipate a profit of $1.44 billion. the reason why it has been booted -- boosted by the purchase of its division in bell john. -- belgium. earnings were boosted by a drop in payments to minority shareholders after bnp body stake in one of its units for three and a quarter billion euros. it is worth noting bp hosted its profits and '08 after setting aside payments to u.s. economic sanctions. it did say today that talks took place on the matter during the first quarter. there is still uncertainty on the size of the penalty. be excluded,annot but it could be significantly larger than the amount provision. that is worth noting. bas profit rose and exceeded analyst estimates held by the person it'
PBS
Apr 29, 2014 7:00pm PDT
border with south. all in. it didn't seem more western sanctions spelled out against russia this time out of brussels. another takeover of a government building in the east of ukraine this time the city of logan's that's just forty five km from the russian border was good in eastern ukraine in costs over the falls and gets dog was herbert was what's the latest. plus my reading of the people's republic of donetsk which is where i can we have got to see the creation of the three of the gods know that god is in the fourth largest city in ukraine and it seems very much at this hour tonight falling into the hands this effort is as other cities throughout the eastern region have in recent days and weeks of the situation because it is as you said we took a canal building a strategic site is really the first to go it seems today. several thousand demonstrators are besieged at early dawn of the broken window that broke into the building the race to flag down a russian flag over the roof. a few hours later it was the regional television stations and in the prosecutor's office and now at this hour a
PBS
Apr 29, 2014 5:30pm PDT
the new comments from washington indicate the us is taking a tougher stand against russia but speaking to the atlantic council think tank in washington d c secretary of state john kerry said the territory of mitchell is inviolable. here's more of what he said. what russia's actions in ukraine tell us is that today. putin's russia. this claim by a different set of rules. and through its occupation of criteria that subsequent de stabilization of eastern ukraine. russia seeks to change the security landscape of east and central europe we have to make it absolutely clear that problem that nato territory is inviolable. we will defend every single piece of that now in ukraine so the pro russian separatists there are spending their control of areas in the east of the country in the latest bush. the storm government headquarters in the city of lost. well this latest action brings new tensions in a region where police stations and government buildings are now under opposition control in at least ten cities and towns the romans didn't seem to have an ethical trading eastern ukraine the regional
Bloomberg
Apr 29, 2014 10:00am EDT
of the situation in russia? >> mr. putin is salvaging a failure. he lost control of ukraine in the revolution that overthrew viktor yanukovych. crimea was a consolation prize. now what he is trying to do is by intimidating and disrupting the political process in ukraine, to loosen kiev's control over the country. what he is trying to do right now is to destabilize the political process so that you end up with such a decentralized ukraine that russia can control it in a way that he controls the whole -- controlled the whole of it after the revolution. >> ariel roubini thinks things will get worse and -- before they get better. you agree? 10,n a scale of one to ukraine is at seven and getting higher as far as the chance of what he termed a hot war is. >> that would be a very risky option for putin. the squeeze of economic sanctions in energy and financial sectors has not been put on yet. i don't think he needs to do more than he is doing. disruption, acting as provocateur -- it would be a very risky option for him to mount a full-blown invasion. i think that would force the germans into backing
CNBC
Apr 29, 2014 9:00am EDT
kind of exogenous event, could be something as simple as russia ukraine becoming more difficult. >> okay. >> don't know. something out of the ordinary. >> i wondered if you were going to say growth is disappointing and perhaps won't get the growth the market assumed. if you look at what's happening in the market you have strong rotation. we've spoken many times about the high flying tech stocks, biotech, social media, that have lost a huge amount of value but you see weakness in housing. in financials. economically sensitive areas, the utility index is pushing up towards an all-time high. what do you do with that rotation? do you follow through? >> well, we look at the individual companies and their own valuations. so we think that some of the high flyers, which have come down, are still at fairly lofty valuations and hard to justify. we contrast that with other old technology dinosaurs like microsoft, cisco, hewlett-packard, where their actual results have been quite good and their valuations are very attractive. so we wouldn't necessarily look at the rotation in a kind of a se
Bloomberg
Apr 29, 2014 8:00am EDT
. earnings from mark hoping to risk-off mindset coming out of the russia and ukraine conflict. the job number on friday. traders are not taking on a lot of positions ahead of those key economic point. we're back with my guest host for the hour, gregory rayborn of kobi partners. we are talking tech. i am curious what you make of amazon. there strategy to diversify into so many products is nothing new, but all of a sudden investors seem to care. >> i am wondering what was the catalyst. there is a rotation going on. you can see the rotation from a lot of the tech stocks. we are getting a price valuation for growth. i think this is certainly the first time in amazon history that people started to thinkolate forward and are we going to see this quarter 10 years from now, five years from now. is all we are building a huge platform with massive volume that does not make any money? >> are we looking at value versus growth now? >> absolutely. i think there is a huge move -- move towards that. i am not a big fan of balance sheets or was it three. -- wizardry. >> last year it was all about samsung beati
CNBC
Apr 29, 2014 4:00am EDT
to europe were up 15% last year. russia's top natural gas producer says any expansion of western bank sanctions could lead to adverse consequences and shares in the company. the kremlin meanwhile denounced a decision by the eu and u.s. to ramp up sanctions. seven individuals targeted by the white house. 17 companies have also been hit. and within the last hour, the eu has followed the states and expanded its black list of sanctions against high-profile russians. the eu is also targeting the deputy prime minister. william hague said the western had no option than to introduce these wider sanctions. >> increasing the scope of the sanctions placed on russia is the right response for the failure to implement the geneva agreement. in the last two hours, the united states has announced it is imposing sanctions on seven further russian government officials, including two members of president putin's inner circle. sanctions on 17 companies also linked to putin's inner circle and additional restrictions on 13 of those companies. >> joining us with their thoughts, joseph dire, and lankton. welc
Bloomberg
Apr 29, 2014 4:00am EDT
's stay with russia. the west has hit russia with a fresh round of sanctions. 'sd includes vladimir putin allies. >> we spoke about the impact of russian sanctions on business. >> for the moment, we are investigating the significance of the sanctions and coming back to practical implications. bp has a lot of exposure to russia. in profitst a drop today. there is a list of stories today that are making headlines. impact.me about the we knew people close to vladimir putin would be on this list. it is just him and it has a role bp.ct on >> and puts them in a pickle. largest 20% of russia's oil producer. the corporate entity has not been sanctioned and the ceo has. if you are bob dudley, you have a 20% stake and a seat on the board. -- as a u.s. in citizen, can you go to the board meeting or not? we heard them say they would have to investigate the sanctions a little more carefully and that is what we already heard from bp and i suspect we will hear that from bob dudley later in the day. one thing i will point out is that there are two lists. he is sanctioned in the united states. in the unit
Bloomberg
Apr 29, 2014 3:00am EDT
a another big problem. it is called russia. are watching deutsche bank. we have had earnings. up aancine, wrapping conference call. he will not rule in or out any capital increases. a great deal of reporting over the week, the past week they have to were inspired billion in a new shares. revenues were down, profit was the dow. it was a beat on the numbers. would take a closer look. -- profits were down. -- we will take a closer look. months, back to microsoft. with the purchase of the phones or units. nokia have announced that rajeev suri will be taking the helm. much of a surprise. ofheads a unit that has 90% nokia sales. they'll resume and dividends. money going back to shareholders which is 3 billion euros. a cut in their debt by 2 billion euros. what they were looking at right now. peugeot att that of the open. we are also watching electronics. the european semiconductor. little bit more narrow than analysts had predicted. later this hour, we will speak to the chief executive. his first interview of the day. down some 2%. with had a lot of earnings. we are looking at of the russian s
Bloomberg
Apr 29, 2014 1:00am EDT
the relationship with russia. they have a cooperation -- which isth headed by the ceo. he has appeared on the sanctions list has published by western nations in the last 20 four hours or so. the company itself is not on the sanctions the less. we will talk to the ceo of statoil. that's how we are learning about thes sanctions and what it means for his relationship. .nd his relation with rosneft and whether he see the climate benefiting hit business. it is the second largest exporter. whether there are -- the geopolitical playing cow and what it means. we will be speaking to helge in a few moments time. 6:02. we have had earnings from deutsche bank. banker byt investment ravenel. first-quarter profits up by 30 four percent. trading revenue declines. honda nicole it in berlin with a details. -- hans nichols is in berlin with the details. beat.was a the big question on the earnings we were going to learn what the time for them to switch to plan b? plan a was no more massive capital. the answer is somewhat mixed. we have revenues down 34% on the previous year. it estimates a beat and if yo
PBS
Apr 28, 2014 7:00pm PDT
exports to russia. that we don't think are appropriate to be exporting in the sky to climb. for his part the russian president running off an eventual freeze on defense industry sales whose country. everyone needs to understand we will in any case find an adequate replacement. they're a unique things that are produced by one or two companies but we will be able to baptize the senate question time the money will be in it a bit more expensive it'll take a little time we will survive them and moving forward the partners went to popular and useful. the center of brussels non correspond may make man made. we know that said the skin of the eu ambassadors re convening on wednesday. how far can the eu go wee birdy heard statements from of the british partners of russia's russian oil giant royal snapped. i mean he seemed to think that the very top of it that they're really good and it read twenty eight they betray him. to me. to me that the trip that we can to date. in that situation over the screen. comedic and the plastic tray that if i get to stitch the morning apart from teaching. like on an
PBS
Apr 28, 2014 5:30pm PDT
against russia. nearly seven hundred calls brotherhood supporters including the spiritual leader sentenced to death in egypt following a mass trial a battle royale french industrial giant. germany's siemens or us conglomerate ge what lessons are on to the ukrainian city of donetsk in the east where pro and anti russian activists adult in the streets leaving fourteen people injured some seriously as the situation in eastern ukraine becomes more volatile the united states and the eu have unveiled a new round of sanctions against russia. targeting top government advisors and the number of companies of these new sanctions were milder than men in moscow had feared. washington says the kremlin is not doing enough to rein in separate groups another building seems to be more barricades going on a pro russian activists in the town of content in each cup about what a find the latest conquest on monday it was another sign that the separatist movement in eastern ukraine remains undiminished. brussels european union ambassadors scampered to discuss additional sanctions against russia which the eu and u
Al Jazeera America
Apr 28, 2014 2:00pm EDT
of the sanctions placed on russia is the right response. >> u.s. and europe turn up the heat on vladimir putin's inner circle. exploding to violence in eastern ukraine. >>> international buyers circle. >> and searching through the wreckage after a wave of tornadoes kills at least 17 people in the united states. it has been an unprecedented day in egypt with 683 people sentenced to death for their roles in the violence following the ousting of mohamed morsi last july. one of the 683 is the muslim brotherhood leader, mohamed bahdi, who says he quill continue his course. however commuted several other death sentences passed in march. al jazeera reports. >> relatives in shock. moments after the verdict was announced. heavy security was deployed outside the court building, where egyptian presiding judge said youssef subjected members of the muslim brotherhood to death. including the group's leader, a political group to which former egyptian president mohamed morsi belongs. the defendants sentenced on monday are accused of insighting violence, killing a policeman in southern egypt. the attack happen
LINKTV
Apr 28, 2014 5:30am PDT
leader is among those sentenced. the u.s. and the year new sanctions against russia over ukraine ass in pro-russian militants are holding a team of international observers hostage for a third day. the algerian president is sworn in for a fourth term. he makes his inaugural address from a wheelchair following the sick to he was too participate in. also coming up, the scandal rocking the nba. withers players protest black socks and armbands after the owner allegedly made racist comments telling a woman not to bring african-americans to the games. work is underway for what is meant to be the tallest building in the world. that is the kingdom tower in saudi arabia. it should end up at an epic one kilometer high. this hour in egypt where 700 people, including the leader of the muslim brotherhood, have been sentenced to death over support of ousted egyptian president mohamed morsi. the court that handed down the verdict also changed 500 other death sentences given last month into prison sentences. for more on the situation, let's bring in jpeg -- jacob in cairo. what is the chance the new
Bloomberg
Apr 28, 2014 8:00am EDT
and the pharmaceutical industry. pfizer offers to buy astrazeneca. more sanctions against russia are on the way. sanctions will target people and businesses close to russian president vladimir putin. imlet met with the french president. more on ge's battle, i want to get the latest from hans nichols in berlin. fill us in. where do we stand? >> this is according to a person familiar to the metal -- matter -- the french government will be neutral. turnaround from the weekend. over the weekend, the french government indicated that they wanted there to be a potential other suitor, siemens. they wanted to do an asset swap. they wanted to have two france.ses in but it looks like ge is back in the game. ballgame, a neutral if the french government does not try to put its thumb on it, it looks like it will go in ge's direction because that is what the board wants. ge has done their due diligence. we have to decide by wednesday. >> what my be the difference in price? we don't quite know. that is a good question. offeredmens, they just a letter intent that says they will match or exceed any offer that is
CNBC
Apr 28, 2014 6:00am EDT
many are trading with russia. 40% of russian traders trade with europe. so if we move this to russia, russia will retal -- >> we live in the neighborhood, the global neighborhood. and that's why this decision is so hard because what is clear politically is not consistent economically. all right. we are going to take a break, and when we come back, i want to ask you about -- will you say new normal for me? >> new normal. the boys from pepco think they are still there, and am i reading this? go back down. >> we'll take a quick break. when we come back, we'll have much more from muhammad alerian. much more right after the break. ♪ "first day of my life" by bright eyes ♪ you're not just looking for a house. you're looking for a place for your life to happen. ♪ >>> game of thrones continues. doesn't that sound like -- what is that? >> rome? >> the guy at the beginning, sounds just like him. do you watch? >> i do. >> at the beginning, all the things moving around. we'll go back to our special guest, former pimco cio and the chief economic adviser and member of the international execu
Bloomberg
Apr 28, 2014 6:00am EDT
this morning. what else do we have? the yankees won. >> moving onto politics, war sanctions against russia over the crisis in ukraine. president obama says the u.s. and the eu will announce them later today. he spoke after arriving in manila as part of his asia trip. forwarde going to move with an expanded list of individuals and companies that will be affected by sanctions. they remain targeted. areas ofocus on some high tech defense exports to russia. we don't think they are appropriate to be exporting in this kind of climate. military has started exercises on the ukraine border. they will remain targeted sanctions. , germany warns of more sanctions if russia does not go operate. the next up is financials. we are not. . the front page stories. we need to look at the big deal. and astrazeneca deal would be the biggest in the united kingdom. he joins us by telephone. good morning to you. what will be the response of astrazeneca to this second offer by pfizer? >> good morning. we will see. it is going to be edited to see what astrazeneca will say about that. in the short term, they have declinin
NBC
Apr 28, 2014 2:58am PDT
with russia? a key obama foreign policy adviser will be here to discuss that. >>> also, my wide ranging and exclusive interview with the former prime minister of great britain, tony blair, on why he thinks islamic extremism in the middle east is worse than it's ever been. >>> from nbc news in washington, the world's longest running television program, this is "meet the press" with david gregory. >>> good sunday morning. developing story this weekend to talk about. it's what we begin with. i'm joined by civil rights activist and the host of "politics nations" on msnbc, the reverend al sharpton. lorraine miller and bryant gumbel host of "real sports with bryant gumbel." here are the comments by donald sterling allegedly made by donald sterling first revealed on tape by the site tmz. listen. >> yeah, it bothers me a lot that you want to broadcast that you're associating with black people. do you have to? you can sleep with them, you can bring them in. you can do whatever you want. the little i ask you is not to promote it on that -- and not to bring them to my games. >> this is purportedly
Bloomberg
Apr 28, 2014 5:00am EDT
a european solution. >> president obama says new sanctions against russia will be unveiled today and will target sectors including high-tech defense. good morning to our viewers in europe. good evening to those in asia. a welcome to those waking up in the united states. i am guy johnson. >> i am francine lacqua and this is "the pulse." >> it has been a bit of a day when it comes to m&a. it is a merger monday. pfizer has confirmed a possible offer for astrazeneca. that's talk about what is happening in the pharmaceutical sector. here with me is manus cranny and sam. gentlemen, good morning. it has been a busy morning. we have bayer to talk about as well. let's start talking about this astro transaction. maybe this isn't such a great deal but is being driven more by pfizer wanting to put all that cash it has got sitting overseas to work rather than any rational use of that money. >> as you rightly say, there is quite a few variety of ideas coming out here. at the end of the day, when they broke the rumor last week, everyone was going, maybe it doesn't come and beat me it does make
on the last leg of an asian trip, but much of his attention is focused on ukraine and russia. we're live with what the president is saying this morning, straight ahead. guy: hey captain obvious, watch this! captain: when i'm looking for a hotel with a wet pool, i go to hotels.com. you can get up to 50% off with their private sales. that man's privates are no longer private. we are the thinkers. the job jugglers. the up all-nighters. and the ones who turn ideas into action. we've made our passions our life's work. we strive for the moments where we can say, "i did it!" ♪ we are entrepreneurs who started it all... with a signature. legalzoom has helped start over 1 million businesses, turning dreamers into business owners. and we're here to help start yours. turning dreamers into business owners. all stations come over to mithis is for real this time. step seven point two one two. verify and lock. command is locked. five seconds. three, two, one. standing by for capture. the most innovative software on the planet... dragon is captured. is connecting today's leading companies to places be
CNBC
Apr 28, 2014 4:00am EDT
they reject a multibillion dollar bid from the u.s. giant. >>> and russia braces for further sanctions from the u.s. and europe as pro-russia separatists release one military observer but keep seven others hostage in eastern ukraine. >> you're watching "worldwide exchange," bringing you business news from around the globe. >> french president francois hollande is currently meeting with alstom's gm to hear an alternative proposal. let's go out to frankfurt for more on this. annetta, what has this approach from siemens meant for the future? >> this is a good sign that they are quite old when it comes to act weations. so some people would have or already said it might be the case that he's more reluctant and that would be very bad for siemens, so he's not trying to miss out on an outstanding opportunity. siemens is calling that a good sign for the future. so what is on the table, siemens according to the letter that was sent to the ceo yesterday and circulated and leaked to various media is bidding up to $15.3 billion u.s. dollars for those energy assets. that's a lot more than ge is putting o
Bloomberg
Apr 28, 2014 4:00am EDT
sanctions in russia. >> relief operations, i will give you a perfect example. sprey aircraft, a significant upgrade in capabilities in caves -- in terms of reaching out to remote areas. about thealking missing malaysia and aircraft, the president listening to what is being said in manila. he has been talking about the situation vis-À-vis russia. pfizer has confirmed a possible offer for astrazeneca. with more on that story, manus cranny and sam from bloomberg industries. let's start with you, sam. what do we know at this point and what don't we know? >> we know that pfizer made an approach in january. on the 16th of april, they came back again. as you and i were talking last week after the novartis -glaxosmithkline deal, that might have tweaked their interest again. there are many other regions where pfizer would be interested in an astrazeneca. that is what we know so far. we know what price they suggested in january. 46.61 pence. the rest is open to speculation going forward until may 26, when they have to make a formal decision. >> the reason it is going to happen in this way is that an
Bloomberg
Apr 28, 2014 2:00am EDT
are going to lose market share in russia because they declined to service the credit cards of some russian banks after the first round of sanctions came out. the biggest loser on the dow jones industrial average last week. dropping about five percent. an interesting space to watch. >> we will see you later. >> the farmer frenzy is waiting -- is reaching into germany. bayer is said to focus on growing its health business. we are joined by david tweed in berlin. bayer reported first-quarter earnings in the last hour. take us through the numbers and their intentions with regards to &a.nd a -- m ebtina came out with numbers, better than expected. and estimateersus of 2.50 6 billion. illion. b inset by improvements operational performance. good numbers all around. that said, what a bit of m&a isching bayer and it focusing on its plastics business. this is an area that a lot of people have been speculating like to hideuld off because it has not been making as much money as its cost of capital. with their earnings today, they do say that there ebitda rose by 80%. m&all be back with more on surrou
Bloomberg
Apr 27, 2014 9:00pm EDT
be financed. if that is the case clearly russia's bargaining chip goes down significantly. that plan is to cut off as they have done in the last years the gas to the ukraine. >> thank you. let's turn to the stories making headlines elsewhere. crucial for that to happen it >> it's been a tough stretch with shares falling to one year-low friday in new york. china has been cracking down on pornography and the government may suspend some licenses after finding what it deemed inappropriate content on the site. the strike at the chinese company that makes shoes for nike and adeed dass may also be over. most workers have returned to work at its factory. the dispute over pay and conditions began on april 14 and has cost the company about $27 million. settling the strike is set to by more oyee costs than $30 million this year. and india's icic bank has announced a record profit for the first quarter but shares fell on investor concern about rising defaults. customers are struggling to repay loans because india has some of the highest borrowing costs in asia. izzizz says nonperforming assets should com
Bloomberg
Apr 27, 2014 7:00pm EDT
.s. a stronger for bigger military presence. >> thanks. upthe u.s. is stepping pressure on russia. ma impose tougher sanctions as early as today. the european union is expected to follow suit soon after. they were captured by pro-russian separatists. john dawson is here with the story in this is what is causing a lot of concern in the market beyond just the geopolitical threat-- geopolitical here at >> they may come as soon as today. cameron, i l, david and hold on fronts -- aland of franch-- holollande of threatened but have yet to put it into action. they may see the headlines come out today. the italian prime minister and all those are going to try to agree on what they can do so far. >> despite the treaty that was signed last week, now we have pro-russian forces that have captured a european monitors. they've also captured some ukrainian special forces and signs have been shown that they have been beaten severely. what's of the latest two e-mail of all the hostages? releasedhas been because of medical reasons. swedish. you have four germans, one pull a day in sweden. >> where they hurt a
ABC
Apr 27, 2014 8:00am PDT
, president obama had to deal with the escalating conflict in russia at every turn. >> with respect to russia and ukraine, uniformly condemning russia's actions. >> reporter: it's the country he once banked on building closer ties to. remember this moment? >> after my election, i have more flexibility. >> reporter: but now, obama finds relations with vladimir putin at a new low. he prepares to slap a new rounds of sanctions early to come next month. >> did you misjudge him or did he mislead you, and at this point, isn't it clear that sanctions simply are not going to change his behavior? >> president putin is not a stupid man and i think recently acknowledged that this has already had an impact. >> but you acknowledge that sanctions won't change his behavior? >> jon, i think that's self-apparent. i think that -- there are no guarantees in life. generally. and certainly, no guarantees in foreign policy. >> reporter: the only sure thing in ukraine has been more conflict. just this week, pro-russian forces in the east went so far as to detain eight international observers. abc's muhammad lila. s
MSNBC
Apr 27, 2014 7:00am PDT
, the potential for military conflict in russia and ukraine and how inequality became a best selling topic. >>> but first major news overnight as two posts are now saints. . >>> good morning. i'm jonathan capehart in for melissa harris-perry. we begin with a historic moment at the vatican. just a few hours ago pope francis presided over the first joint candization of two former popes. they were elevated to saint hood during a special mass in st. peter's square. half a million people gathered to watch the ceremony, and hundreds of thousands more watched on jumbo screens across rome. the two popes, now saints, are both iconic figures in the modern day roman catholic church. pope john 23rd was named the good pope for his sense of humor and common touch. he's celebrated for launching the second vatican council, a historic gathering of bishops in the 1960s that moved the church to the modern age. and during his 26 year reign, the car izicmatic conservative implemented vatican two and traveled the world, energizing a new generation of catholics. he's revered for his fight against communism in ea
MSNBC
Apr 27, 2014 5:00am PDT
on a global level. the league has owners from russia. president obama is in malaysia. they have an owner from sou east asia, india. they look at our culture and race differently. it can impact business, period. this needs to be handled and dealt with permanently. >> two quick thoughts if i may. i think this part is encouraging. i'm not being naive. i'm not saying donald sterling is the only person who holds these views ta may come out in an unguarded moment. more and more people like donald sterling are outliers. it's not just african-americans in the league it's everyone. i had dinner last night with an nba executive who happens to be white. he's outraged and concerned about this. people are appalled. people within the league are appalled. the nba has been a progressive league. virtually even involve had had this the league wants to put this behind them and thought it was behind them and has no place in the nba. i would slightly disagree with charles that while the nba players may have no direct power they have the power of influencing public opinion. perhaps post playoffs or after the clipp
CNN
Apr 26, 2014 7:00am PDT
>>> fresh fears this morning of an imminent invasion of ukraine with allegations that russia violated the country's air space overnight. >> president obama in malaysia this morning. but his visit comes exactly 50 days after flight 370 vanished. >> the nra takes center stage in indianapolis firing back at critics and bringing out the gop's big guns. >>> and get ready to see a lot more of this. the national weather service warning a violent weekend is ahead. >>> take a nice deep breath. i'm victor blackwell. >> we do have breaking news we need to tell you about this hour. the crisis in ukraine, it is intensifying by the hour it seems. the country's prime minister accusi accusing russia of crossing air space multiple time sfwls they are ready to release a round of additional sanctions. we're live in the ukraine with the latest. >> reporter: well, as you're saying, the situation here does grow more tense by the moment. the government in kiev continues to say they are launching what they're calling their anti-terrorism operation. just an indication of how chaotic the situation is,
CNN
Apr 26, 2014 6:00am PDT
several times overnight. are we on the brink of a new cold war? russia hastens of thousands of troops near the ukraine border. we have 600. congress member jim urlach joins us. gary bernson has worked with the brigade. today marks the 50th day the flight 370 has disappeared. we could be no closer to finding the plane. grief and anger for loved ones like steve wang whose mother was on the flight. sarah bajc with a loved one on the flight as well. >>> and has the gm brand been injured by support. and a semantic debate has embroiled the 9/11 museum in new york city raising the question of what to call the 19 who perpetrated that violence. >>> plus, have we seen the last climb to the world's tallest peak? and should police scan license plates at random and store the information? wait until you hear what that technology just did. let's get started. >> announcer: this is cnn breaking news. >> we begin with breaking news from ukraine this morning. ukraine's security services says internation international observers seized are being held in inhumane conditions. one need medical care, but the pro-r
MSNBC
Apr 26, 2014 4:00am PDT
. now today moscow said that it's taking steps to resolve the situation but elsewhere, alex, russia is escalating the tension. in addition to those ground maneuvers you mentioned close to the boirter, there is now -- they're now showcasing state of the art s 300 antimissile systems, russian jet fighters are crossing -- have crossed several times in the past 24 hours and according to the pentagon russian troops are doing what they call, pulsing. that's fainting an invasion only to stop short of the border and peel off north and south. it's apparently a way to test ukraine's reaction in case of a real invasion. of course, alex, finally with all of this going on, the worry is that with president obama and putin no longer talking to each other, the chances of any resolution of this crisis are low but the chances of a dangerous miscalculation on either side are very high. alex, back to you. >> okay, jim maceda. when we next speak i'd like to talk to you about what you found when you went to the ukrainian monastery. we'll get to that next time. thanks so much. >>> more details are emergin
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